Immigration & Refugees

Monday, March 20, 2017
Communities Advocating for Health Reform in Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut Health Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of a new round of funding to support community based organizations to engage their constituencies/membership in organizing and grassroots advocacy efforts that defend and advance health reform in CT and respond to the attempts to repeal and replace the ACA. The application deadline is Friday, April 7, 2017.

Monday, June 27, 2016
Community Foundation Continues Support for Immigrant Families and Children

NEW HAVEN, CT -- In light of the June 23rd decision of the US Supreme Court regarding immigration and today's rally in Hartford by members of the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven reaffirmed today its commitment to the work in support of immigrants, including undocumented immigrants, in Greater New Haven.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
United Labor Agency Receives Hartford Foundation Grant for Individualized Immigration and Employment Assistance

HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut has the fastest growing and one of the largest populations of foreign-born residents in the country. According to 2014 U.S. Census statistics, Hartford County has an immigrant population of 132,944, of which 63,242 are not U.S. citizens. This multicultural population is often in need of assistance in navigating the incredibly complex immigration pathways to naturalization or temporary/permanent residency.